I want to go back to when the jocks still ruled my school, and all you
Needed to be happy was to break somebody’s rules
I want to go back, it’s not nostalgia ‘cause I was never cool
I want to go back, I do


I should have said so when I passed you in the store, but all the
Customers were watching and you were headed for the door
You didn’t notice I got promoted but I saw that you cut your hair
You didn’t notice, you didn’t care


Our song was always on the B-side you played it for me
And you always taking Lou Reed’s side cause his drugs were free
Now these are the things that I live without
But they’re still the things that I care about
That I care about


I want to take back some of those things I said to you, I don’t even
Know what is worse, the fact that I said ‘em or the fact they’re true
I wouldn’t take back that last remark your precious Matador yeah
But I’d take back the rest


Our song was always on the B-side you played it for me
And you always taking Lou Reed’s side cause his drugs were free
Now these are the things that I live without
But they’re still the things that I care about
That I care about


So go put on your black and white shirt from the New York scene, but none of your
Sycophantic friends really knows what OMFUG means
I hope it’s true that you got your name scrawled somewhere on the bathroom wall yeah
So go put it on, it’s alright


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Lou Reed's Drugs song meanings
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    General CommentThis is a kick-ass, slow(er) and simply rockin' song off of "Throw Me the Keys." I think this has to do with one of Jon Leahy's personal relationships form highschool in which he sees the girl again and remembers all these things about her and realizes that he no longer has her, but cares about her (yet lives without her). Clearly a bunch of memories are thrown in here (arguments, Lou Reed - Jon covers one of his songs: "pale blue eyes" -, OMFUG, B-sides). Still, this song means a lot to me 'cause I definitely feel like this about a ton of relationships. Great song, can't believe no one commented yet.
    crazzycoalaon July 30, 2005   Link

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